Certified Chief Wastewater Plant Operator at Veolia North America in Mayodan, North Carolina

Posted in Other 17 days ago.

Job Description:

Company Description

About Veolia North America

A subsidiary of Veolia Group, Veolia North America (VNA) offers a full spectrum of water, waste and energy management services, including water and wastewater treatment, commercial and hazardous waste collection and disposal, energy consulting and resource recovery. VNA helps commercial, industrial, healthcare, higher education and municipality customers throughout North America. Headquartered in Boston, Mass., Veolia North America has approximately 10,000 employees working at more than 350 locations across the continent. Please visit our website www.veolianorthamerica.com.

Job Description


Veolia's comprehensive benefits package includes paid time off policies, as well as health, dental and vision insurance. In addition, employees are also entitled to participate in an employer sponsored 401(k) plan, to save for retirement. Pay and benefits for employees represented by a union are outlined in their collective bargaining agreement.

Position Purpose:

Oversees and participates in the day-to-day operations and maintenance of a Grade IV wastewater treatment plant. Responsible for staff supervision and development, ensuring compliance with state and federal regulations, contract administration, contract compliance and maintaining good client relations. Position has responsibility for budget, safety and environmental compliance as well as performance management.

Primary Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Evaluates all data and information pertaining to the proper operation of the facility and files required regulatory documents required by assigned operating permits.

  • Plans, organizes, schedules, assigns and evaluates the work of staff; provides training and counseling as needed.

  • Ensures that proper health and safety standards are taught, applied, and practiced.

  • Oversees and directs staff engaged in the operation, maintenance, and repair of utility equipment and related systems.

  • Operates and certifies that all equipment and processes are in full compliance with applicable laws and regulations.

  • Analyzes and evaluates processes and procedures; initiates or recommends new or improved practices and procedures and writes and updates SOPs.

  • Prepares reports and documents related to the work; investigates and prepares incident reports, employee injury forms, and vehicle or equipment accident forms; assures work is completed according to standard utility practices and procedures.

  • Administers and controls the expenditure of budgeted funds and assists in the preparation of the annual budget.

  • Maintains records on work activities, inventories and orders materials and supplies; prepares reports on operational and repair activities.

  • Analyzes and evaluates maintenance functions; initiates or recommends new or improved practices and procedures.

  • Investigates, recommends, and initiates appropriate action(s) in response to internal and external customer complaints or inquiries; develops solutions to eliminate continuing problems.

  • Ensures that all equipment is in proper and safe working order; oversees and coordinates preventive maintenance and repairs on equipment.

  • Ensure chemicals and supplies are ordered and available for plant operation.

  • This is a regular, full time working position. Must be available for weekend work and call-ins.

  • Utilizes computers and software as assigned. 16. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Work Environment:

While performing the duties of this job:

  • The employee is exposed to outside weather conditions.

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, however limited exposure to higher noise level (within OSHA standards) may occur.



  • High school diploma or equivalent strongly desired.

  • Approximately 3 - 5 years industry experience.


  • Ability to understand verbal and written instructions in English.

  • Good communication skills, written and oral.

  • Computer skills in Microsoft Office.

Required Certification/Licenses/Training:

  • NC Grade IV Biological Wastewater Certification

Physical Requirements:

  • While performing the duties of this job:

  • The employee is regularly required to talk or hear.

  • The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; climb stairs or ladders; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell.

  • The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include ability to distinguish color, close vision and distance vision.

Additional Information

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer! All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Disclaimer: The salary, other compensation, and benefits information is accurate as of the date of this posting. The Company reserves the right to modify this information at any time, subject to applicable law.

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